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Physiological flora

The physiological flora lies over the surface of the scalp and is made up of all the micro-organisms present here. This flora mainly contains yeast: Malassezia furfur. When this yeast proliferates, it generates inflammation that causes dandruff to appear.

This word belongs to the categories Dandruff, Hair loss, Sensitive scalp.